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Tom's answer is great, but let me add my two cents as a foreigner who lives several years in Thailand. Etiquette highly depends on location, on who you are, and who are you greeting with. In a business environment like greeting your colleagues in the office, handshaking is okay, because of the office culture is mostly borrowed from the West. If you're a ...


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A proper greeting is a "wai", hands pressed together like with Christian praying, held in front of your chest fingers pointed upward and then make a slight bow towards the person you are greeting. You would also use the Thai words for hello - "sa wat dee khap". She will return your greeting and may bow lower, as you are the "higher" person and will also end ...


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Most airline safety rating reports that have come out from outside ranking services use concepts that do not fairly compare airlines. A couple of primary safety ranking items are approval by the FAA and EU for landing in the USA or Europe. For regional Asian airlines who have no plans to ever fly long hauls there is zero reason for the expense and work ...


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The Daily Mail is a rag, I wouldn't put a lot of weight on it. Air Asia X have (relatively) recently completed the IATA Operational Safety Audit which proves it is as safe as any other airline. As mentioned here, AirAsia Malaysia, AirAsia Thailand, AirAsia Indonesia, AirAsia Philippines, AirAsia India, AirAsia X Thailand and AirAsia X Indonesia are about to ...


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There are other things to worry about e.g. road safety. It's often said that the trip to or from the airport is more likely to kill you than the flight, last year John Nash and his wife died this way. You should also focus on potential health problems; make sure you get the recommended vaccinations and stick to food safety guidelines.


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Air Asia is quite a large airline with a few more operating names. Basically if you plan to visit south east Asia, there is a very good chance that the cheapest flight you find would be an Air Asia one. AirAsia is, unfortunately considered a dangerous airline considering the number of crashes they had ...


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